Situated in a peaceful location on the popular island of Easdale, number 53 offers buyers an opportunity to acquire a charming one-bedroom cottage, set just a few minutes walk from the shoreline.
The property is accessed from the winding pathway across a small enclosed green, giving it an element of privacy. Entering from the front door, a central hallway gives access to the family lounge on the right, and single bedroom on the left. The attic room can also be accessed from the hallway via an integrated loft ladder.
A traditional galley kitchen is positioned centrally in the cottage, and is accessed from the lounge, with a door to the rear of the kitchen giving access to a glazed sun room extension, perfect for the drying of outdoor and water sports equipment. The sun room also doubles as a utility room, with space to house appliances. A wood panelled bathroom is also located to the rear, offering a cubicle shower, complimented by two-piece bathroom suite.
53 Easdale enjoys a secluded location in a private corner of this popular island and is accessed from the ferry by foot. A slate path winds across a communal green, leading to the front of the cottage where an area has been set aside for external seating, offering a chance to sit and enjoy the enchanting surroundings. An enclosed garden can be accessed from the rear of the property, offering an element of privacy.
The car-free Island of Easdale is the smallest permanently inhabited island in the Inner Hebrides. Encircled by the Atlantic, it sits within an area of Scotland renowned for its wild beauty, rugged landscapes and amazing pristine marine environment. It is known as the island that roofed the world due to its slate mining history and is renowned these days as the home of the World Stone Skimming Championships.
Easdale Island has in total 71 inhabited houses, of which 30 are occupied by permanent residents. There is a small pub and restaurant, a museum and a playpark for the kids, as well as an award-winning hall with a fantastic and varied programme of events throughout the year.
The surrounding area abounds with outdoor sporting and leisure opportunities and is renowned for its excellent sailing waters. The main local centre is Oban, approximately 16 miles to the north, where secondary schooling is available. It is an extremely attractive and popular tourist destination which is the hub of North Argyll. The town is home to the principal Caledonian MacBrayne ferry terminal for services to the Inner and Outer Hebrides. The adjacent railway station sees trains operate several times a day to Glasgow and beyond.